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>> and the stations are solar powered. >> the batteries will power the stations up to one week if it is bad weather. >> likes and stations are being assembled in a d.c. warehouse. in two weeks, they will be out on the streets. >> hopefully, you'll find them all over town. >> planners say the goal is to expand the program into alexandria and montgomery county and cover more of d.c. and arlington as well. up next on a saturday news extra, it gives passengers more privacy at airports. the software upgrade for the controversial body scanners. plus, could world cup fever be coming to washington? >> steve rudin and belfort furniture weather center. this is live doppler radar, finally some rain on the way. to expect tomorrow and the
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company in the nation. things like that. boss: oh, of course! we're not gonna get carried away. gecko: uh...yeah... all right as long as we don't overdo it. vo: geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. the controversial body scanners at airport security may start giving more privacy to passengers. tsa plans a software upgrade that would show a cartoon image rather than an actual image of the passengers body that would mark areas that need to be checked by security. civil rights groups say they violate passengers privacy.
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the district is a hot spot for college students. the american institute for economic research ranks it d.c. third on its list of top call the city's, after san francisco and new york. they considered student diversity, arts and leisure, earning potential, and city accessibility. baltimore came in sixth. college textbooks may be getting lighter for students and parents because more and more bookstores are offering books for rent at half price. cynne simpson explains. >> whether human anatomy or genetics, the cost of these books is the same for students. >> it is definitely scary. >> might as well take out another mortgage. >> all around campus, students bear the heavy cost on their back, literally. >> $700. and this book is $168. this is $172.
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>> $200. >> they have a new way to get books without a high prices as more stores offer books for rent. >> i actually have not been able to rent any of my books. >> the maryland book exchange in college park start it rentals in the spring of 2010, and a list of books printed each semester is longer. >> you save money up front because the rental average here is anywhere from half to 55% off. >> this new textbook would sell for $194. granted, it is $97.50. in some cases, kids can still make notes and highlight parts of the text and turn them in when the semester is over. >> the students don't keep their books, sorting them is the perfect solution. >> this is senior with a
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student public interest research group advocates more affordable college textbooks and hopes more of them are available for rent in the future. >> a lot of students on average spend $900 on textbooks. that really adds up over four years, especially when some time students cannot sell the books back. >> cynne simpson, abc 7 news. one of the most famous names in show business is about to receive one of the nation's top honors. 0. when were free -- oprah winfrey will be recognized at the kennedy center. the news comes just before the start of the 25th and final season of the oprah winfrey show. the farewell season begins next monday at 4:00, right here on abc 7. america has a shot of posting in america -- the rtsld's most watched spot event.
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18 cities, including d.c., baltimore, atlanta, and national are part of the bid for the world cup. several countries are also and the running. still to come, a warning about a dangerous suspect on the loose. how he escaped in what he is wanted for. plus, much-needed rain is finally in the forecast.
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stories topping the news, two people were found dead in a howard county home just after 6:00 tonight when a child went to a neighbor's house. it happened in ellicott city. it weapon was found but the police have not released the victims' names. the police are searching for a man considered be dangerous. he was being transferred to a baltimore jail when he faked a medical emergency and escaped. palmer was in custody for attempted murder. he's believed to be traveling in a silver kia spectra. if you see him, call 911. students were evacuated because of smoke from the machine room of the university tonight and students are back in their dorm rooms tonight. we have rain coming our way? >> a little bit on the way,
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about a quarter inch. we will take every drop that we can. 6 inches below where we should be year-to-date. downtown, the clouds rolling in from the west. showers have yet to are right across the immediate metro area, but there on the way. a little bit of drizzle to start, then it showers. a pennsylvania avenue, is dry and quiet. 68 degrees currently, feels like 68. the highs have reset because it is after midnight. the final stop, rehoboth beach, a lot of people enjoying the fine weather at the beach, 68 degrees currently. that will fall to about 65 in the morning. live doppler radar, western maryland, at garrett county, allegany, washington county, a little bit of rain. we look for the showers to arrive across the district,
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prince george's county by about 3:00 or so, sticking around the morning. in clearing to more afternoon, just in time for the football game. the high temperature at reagan national, 80 degrees, one degree below average this time of year, upper 60's, low 70's at this hour. the reason temperatures have not fallen a lot is because of the cloud cover keeping us warmer. this morning, temperatures in the 50's. it tonight, only into the 60's. 65 pittsburgh, 58 detroit, 64 chicago. heat and humidity to the south. the cold front on the move. coming across overnight into the morning, and once the system moves by, the high pressure falls back across the mid- atlantic. morning showers, afternoon clearing and sunshine, warmer temperatures during the day monday and tuesday. just-in-time for the upcoming work and school week. evening lows and the 60's, cloudy skies, showers develop
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west and east. showers diminish in the morning, temperatures holding in the 60's. the wind out of the south, southeast at 5-8. in the afternoon, sunshine, especially to the west of the potomac thailand's, 75 degrees the daytime high. -- especially to the west of the potomac high lands. game time temperature and the 70's. the temperatures will rebound nicely monday and tuesday. the cold front comes in bringing in cooler, drier air wednesday and thursday. the high temperatures then in the middle 70's. the game time forecast, looks like great weather, no numberless. >> great forecast. -- no umbrellas. emigrate forecast. [ son ] i'm a good son. dependable. i call my mom every week.
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a new phnom documents -- a new film documents joaquin phoenix. >> this week, phoenix's journey from acting to hip-hop receives the big screen big-time documentary treatment and "i'm still here." this is either a hoax or a train wreck. either way, count me out.
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>> the top of the mountain of success. you think, wait a minute, i am a mountaintop. still here" shows a rich, talented actor with the ability to do anything he wants, either squandering his challenge or making this up. in the movie, ranting, raving, drugging, and making a jerk of himself. i still think he is one of the most talented actors of our time. unfortunately, that does not extend to hip-hop. >> how much do you need? >> how much you got? >> shot by casey affleck, it captures either a performance or the human condition at its most
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wasteful. one star, r-rated, and pathetic. have a nice weekend, everybody. by march campbell, abc 7 entertainment. up
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final check of the forecast. >> are you ready? it looks like showers get out of the way in the morning, clearing in the afternoon, the high temperature in the middle 70's, warming nicely monday and tuesday. though 80's, breezy late tuesday ahead of the cold front. cooler, drier air wednesday and thursday, in the 70's. game time tomorrow, leave the umbrella at home and enjoy the game. >> have a good night. gecko: good news sir, i just got an email from the office
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you okay, kiddo? is he going to make it, dad? just as soon as i finish cross clamping this aorta. boy's not much older than you. does he need more blood? i can give. nope. 'cause that just about does it. need a hand. what's going on? 55-year-old, needs a stent, angioplasty. all right, close up. i'll see what's what. ♪ ...and i dream of what i need... ♪ talk to mom? yeah. got through all her blue books. she give out any as? no. grant! ♪ he's gotta be strong and he's gotta be fast... ♪ ( monitor beeping quickly ) he's in repack, seth. better get a perfusing rhythm before sending him up to the cath lab. ( steady beep ) paddles. charge 200. clear. charge. clear.
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your dad's got the touch. yeah? doesn't miss a trick. raises 'em from the dead. grant: don't believe it, jase. i'm just a glorified electrician around here. okay, let's send mr. lee up to the cath lab. let me through. i want to see my husband, please. my husband-- tong lee-- is he going to be all right? yes, he's stable, ma'am. ( crying oh, thank god. thank you. oh, we-we can pay. we have money. cash. just think about your husband right now. okay? ♪ he's gotta be strong and he's gotta be fast... ♪ (distant siren wailing)
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( footsteps approaching ) ld is that a squirrel? japanese crane. looks like a squirre stillman: hey, nick. r nick vera, this is david cage. you're the new ada, replaced danner? yes. but trying to live that down. i'm here to mend fences. this is edwina davis, just came forward with new information. miss davis witnessed the murder of dr. grant bowen back in '84. call me edie. okay. edie: i was on the streets back then.
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scared of cops. but all that's changed. making amends. tell us what you saw? the man that got shot, the doctor, he was walking and talking to a white guy. the guy who was arrested for the killing was black. homeless, history of mental illness. you see this white guy shoot the doc? right in the heart. you hear anything they were saying? no. but i think your shooter might've been another doc. why's that? because he had a cap with the hospital logo on it, you know, with the hands. anything else you can remember, edie? no. but i could use a soda. sure. come on. so? good new direction. i'm glad. like i said, trying to reach out. if we take this job, i'd like to get detective off desk duty. the one who clocked danner? will jeffries.
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